If you’re reading this message, a DNS change has finally been relayed to your DNS client and you’re hitting this site on my new server. After many minor problems hosting at home (mostly outages for various networking/power reasons) and not … Continue reading →
Last week I spent a surprisingly small amount of time setting up a new Ubuntu Server as a Virtual Machine which will be used to run ircd and a few other minor things internally to replace an existing FreeBSD “server” … Continue reading →
I’m recompiling PHP5 on my server to add PostgreSQL support, and couldn’t figure-out why all of the various mod_php* ports had disappeared from the ports/www. Turns out you need to enable PHP to do its own Apache support now. To … Continue reading →
I came across a good article via del.icio.us at IBM developerWorks titled “Standards and specs: Not by UNIX alone” which talks about the various Unix standards including POSIX, as well as why most people who know software development well prefer … Continue reading →
Sometimes when I’m on a Linux box I find myself a bit crippled without being able to use Easy Editor. I do know vi as it was the first editor I taught myself, but when I just need to do … Continue reading →
I came across a post with advice about dating a developer from Matt Mullinweg’s blog. Granted it’s very particular to her situation, but in general it’s a good read. For the record, I only have a few geek shirts and … Continue reading →
It’s definitely a good thing to have your system clock synch itself each time you reboot using a public NTP Timeserver. FreeBSD makes this a piece of cake. First, you’ll want to make sure your timezone is set correctly. Check … Continue reading →
I was checking out this story last night as I was reading DaemonNews, but looks like Slashdot has a link to it now as well.
I bought a Ultra 10 workstation a couple of years ago to teach myself Solaris on native hardware, and perhaps look into getting Solaris certified. After playing with Solaris for a few weeks, I decided that it wasn’t for me, … Continue reading →
For the 2-5 people in the ColdFusion community that might actually be interested… I finally got a chance to play with installing CFMX on FreeBSD again, and have it up and running! I’m pretty excited– this is something I’ve wanted … Continue reading →
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